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Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?

Cast your mind back 20 years to that famous night at the Crucible.

THE SNOOKER WORLD Championship finishes up this weekend, marking 20 years since Ken Doherty’s Crucible triumph that captured the attention of the nation.

With that in mind we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane and see how well you remember the Dubliner’s success in 1997.

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What seed was Doherty for the 1997 World Championship?
3rd
7th

11th
15th
Doherty defeated Alain Robidoux to reach the final but where is his 1997 semi-final opponent from?
France
Canada

Belgium
Wales
What was the scoreline from Doherty's final victory against Stephen Hendry?
18-12
18-14

18-15
18-16
In beating Hendry at the Crucible, Doherty denied the Scot how many World Championships in a row?
4
5

6
7
How old was Doherty when he lifted the trophy in 1997?
27
29

31
33
How many centuries did Doherty make in the final?
0
1

2
3
Which of the following players did Doherty NOT beat en route to winning the World Championship?
Mark Davis
John Higgins

James Wattana
Steve Davis
True or false, Doherty was the only Irishman in the main draw in 1997?
True
False
Victory saw Doherty complete an unprecedented career hat-trick, the World Championship, World Amateur Championship, and what other title?
World Billiards Championship
World Junior Championship

World Pool Championship
World Nine-Ball Championship
And finally, what famous sporting venue did Doherty parade his silverware around six days after clinching glory?
Croke Park
Anfield

Lansdowne Road
Old Trafford
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Gold
Top of the pile, you really were paying attention.
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You scored out of !
Silver
Not too bad at all. If you'd paid a little more attention you could have won the gold.
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Bronze
The questions just didn't suit you this time.
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You scored out of !
Wooden spoon
Well now. There's not much we can say about that. Do you even like snooker?
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